98 lngram Street, 552 3489. Bookings also Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. Help: AA] Therese Raquin Tue ll—Sat 22 Nov (not Sun or Mon). 7.30pm. Mon & Tue £4 (£1.50); Wed-Sat £6 (£3). Strathclyde Theatre Group with experimental theatre bod Pip Broughton‘s adaptation of Emile Zola’s gripping psychological thriller of a noveL

RENFREW TOWN HALL Renfrew. Tickets: Renfrew Community Library in person or on the door on the


ispers 0f Waters 8: Yarns Wed 19—Sat 22 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Leading Scottish theatre company 7:84 present this community-led show dedicated to 600 years of Renfrew and 100 years of the Scottish Trades Union Congress.


100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. L. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Acting In Good Faith and Where There s A Will Tue I l—Fri 14 Nov. 7.15pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Double bill with final year RSAMD students performing two comic plays from influential 18th century playwright Marivaux.


Hope Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]. Closed Suns.

Wuthering Heights Until Sat 8 Nov. 7.15pm; Thu & Sat mat 2.15pm.

£4.50—£ 16.50. See Touring.

Think No Evil Of Us: My Life With Kenneth Williams Wed 12 Nov. 7.15pm. £8—£15. David Benson is Kenneth Williams in this hit one-man show delving deep into the personality of the tragi-comic camp actor. while at the same time recounting his own bizarre story of the life-long fascination with Williams that led him to create this show. Fascinating Aida Sat l5 Nov. 7.15pm. £8—£15. See Opera & Classical listings. pages 57—59.

La Fille Mal Gardée Until Sat 22 Nov & Mon 29 Dec—Sat 10 Jan. Mon—Sat 7.15pm; Sat mats 2.15pm; Tue 30. Wed

31 Dec. Thu 8 Jan 1.30pm. No performance 1 or 2 Jan or Suns. £3.50—£32. See Touring and New Shows. page 63.


25 Albert Drive. 287 5511. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C]. Manes Until Sat 8 Nov. 8pm. £10 (£5). Taking the end of the century as a starting point. wild Spanish performance ensemble La Fura Dels Baus expose the rites of the 90s. .where traditional and enduring human frailties have been pushed to the limit by hypocrisy. violence and ruthless individualism.

The Fence Wed 12 & Thu 13 Nov. 7.30pm. £1.50. The East Glasgow Youth Theatre and Pensioners Action Group East rally together to celebrate this year‘s STUC Centenary. with this specially devised show. mapping the east end of Glasgow geograpically. socially and historically.

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Youth Asia 97 Sat 15—Sun 16 Nov. Various times. Day ticket: £1. Legacy (Sun 16. 7.30pm) £3. Two-day jamboree dedicated to Asian youth culture. making it the first festival of its kind in Scotland. With stalls. workshops. plays. dance and music all of an Asian flava. the emphasis is on fun.But Youth Asia ()7 also has a serious side. highlighting issues of racism and social anti employment problems facing young Asians today. Highlights include performances from Glasgow’s Kultyer Dance Theatre. CAT A Theatre Company with its current touring show Daylight Robbery, various [)Js. and in the final performance of the weekend. an appearance from one of the UK‘s up- and-coming bhangra groups. Legacy.

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63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. W3. H. C.

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Moliy's Collar 8t Tie Until Sun 9 Nov. 8pm. £8 (£4); first night £3. See Touring.

Chloe Poems In Universal Rentboy Sat 8 Nov. 10.30pm. £8 (£4). See Comedy.

Jackie Clune Sun 9 Nov. 10.30pm. £8 (£6). See Comedy listings

Phil Kay Sun 16 Nov. 8pm. £9 (£6). See Comedy.

70 Hill Lane Wed l9—Sun 23 Nov. 8pm. £8 (£4); first night £3. Sellotape features highly in this partly autobiographical tale of poltergeistery from writer/director Phelim McDermott. who manages to create atmosphere aplenty from effects no more sophisticated than a roll of sticky tape. in this show from lmprobable Theatre. which was a hit at the Edinburgh Fringe .

An Evening With Fiona Shaw Fri 14 & Sat 15 Nov. 8pm. £8 (£4). Internatitmally acclaimed stage and film actress Fiona Shaw takes us on an informal and entertaining journey through her favourite plays. poetry and anecdotes. Shaw‘s stage credits include a stack of Shakespeare with the RSC. including Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing and Portia in The 'limn'ng ()j‘ The .S’lirt'tt'. Film credits range from Zel‘firelli‘s June [five to Jim Sheridan’s My Left I’rml.

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Hit list

The best stage shows this fortnight.

70 Hill lane Phelim McDermott‘s Improbable Theatre, conjure up an atmospheric tale of ghostly happenings in an old house with the aid of nowt but sticky tape, in this hit Fringe 97 show. Glasgow: Tron Theatre.

West Side Story Luxurious version of the enduring Bernstein, Sondheim and Robbins musical that makes a finger snappin’ song and dance out of Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet transposed to 505 New York. See review, page 63. Edinburgh: Festival Theatre.

Lazybed lain Crichton Smith’s much loved Murdo character makes it to the stage in this enjoyable Traverse production, which has returned home after a Highland tour. Edinburgh: Traverse Theatre.

Dance Tek Warriors Multi-cultural British dance company Union defy tradition once more, with this Streetwise show inspired by the PlayStation game Tekken, with music ranging from Beethoven to DJ Shadow and sparkly cossies. See Frontlines, page 2. Musselburgh: Brunton Theatre; Stirling: MacRobert Arts Centre. Comedy: Harry Hill Surreal warblings and tangential nonsense that hits the spot every time, from the funniest egghead in the big wide world of comedy. See preview, page 69. Glasgow: Pavilion Theatre; Edinburgh: Usher Hall.

This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow and Edinburgh's main theatres. More information, including events at smaller venues, can be found in the listings above and over the page. Performances shown in brackets are free or reduced price previews.

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